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Hello and welcome to my blog. I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the UK and love sharing my passion for paper crafting and Stampin' Up! products. Thank you for visiting I hope to see you again soon. Zoe x

Sunday, 16 February 2014

Christmas Card Club–Festive Flurry

Happy Sunday morning!  The sun is shining here in Lincolnshire and I really hope it is for all the people hit by the terrible storms bringing them a tiny bit of brightness.  I just hope the sunshine continues.  Let's hope so.  Thoughts are with you all. 
Our Christmas Card Club challenge this fortnight has been set by Hazel She asked for snowflakes or all white on our cards.  I've gone for the snowflakes and mostly white using my Festive Flurry stamp set and the small snowflake from Snow Day.  I used circle framelits and my 2.5 inch circle punch to make 'holes' in my top layer and then stamped through them to add the large snowflakes which are heat embossed with silver.  The remaining mini snowflake were stamped and heat embossed with whisper white and a rhinestone added as a central feature.  Candy dots are fast becoming one of my favourite embellishments and I've added those to the centre of the large snowflakes.  Mini 'fork' bows, yes I tied them using a plastic fork, just add a little more discreet sparkle.  The whole card is made using Shimmery White card stock which adds an extra shimmer, although difficult to photograph well. 

If you like the Festive Flurry stamp set it's still available along with some of the other Stampin' Up! stamp sets from our winter catalogue on a carryover list. Contact me for details. 

CHNC Extra - Anything Goes
Happy Day to all!


  1. Hi Zoe - great card. Don't you just love snowflakes??? I've sorted your link on the CCC blog so everyone should be able to pop over to see you.

    Karen x

    1. Thanks Karen for the kind words and for linking. Zx

  2. Love all your gorgeous snowflakes Zoe. Hope they don't come in real life though! Lovely card. Christine xx

  3. Thank you Christine. I'm sorry, but I wouldn't say no as my children love to play, but it is the last thing this country needs right now especially in some areas. I'm happy to wait for next winter! Zx

  4. This is gorgeous Zoe! its really elegant, no I don't want snow either LOL but yes I agree children love to play in it huggles Sue xx

  5. Clever Zoe...I just love the punched appitures...and the understamping relly classy....beautiful card xxxx

  6. Glad you like it Margaret. Thanks. Zx

  7. Those stamps are very pretty and I love the layout.

  8. This is lovely Zoe - I like how you have stamped the snowflakes within the circle apertures. They look wonderful. I absolutely love snow and am really fed up because we have only had about 6 flakes and a quick flurry here. I do understand why my friend Christine isn't a fan - there's a lot of digging themselves out where she lives!

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  9. Brilliant! What a clever idea ! Hugs xx

  10. Beautiful and so very clever, fab card xx

  11. Fab card Zoe, love making fork bows too :) Carol x

  12. Beautiful card for my CCC challenge - and thanks too for entering this for my CHNC challenge extra for February x

  13. Hi Zoe
    Two minds think alike.... Lol.... Like yours better ... Gorgeous
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  14. The snowflakes look great in the apertures. Lovely CaArd !

  15. A beautiful shimmering snowflake of a card. Like the way you did the circle cutouts with your pretty snowflakes stamped in Silver. Very striking & quite an icy brrr feeling from the silver & white. TFS & Hugs

  16. Gorgeous card, love those fabulous snowflakes!

  17. Beautiful LO Zoe! And thank you for your comment on my layout on the SUper challenge blog! Ofcourse you may case it!!
    Stampin´ Greetings, Yvonne

  18. This is a clever design, Zoë. Love the peekaboo snowflakes!
    hugs, Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts


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